Dr Duncan Forsyth, Secondary Care Consultant

Duncan was appointed as Secondary Care Consultant to the West Essex Clinical Commissioning Group late Spring 2012.

He joined Addenbrooke’s Hospital as Consultant Geriatrician in 1990; was Clinical Director of Medicine for the Elderly 1996–2002.

His interests include: Parkinson’s disease; delirium; improving dementia care in the acute hospital; and end of life care.

In 2010 he set up a specialist delirium ward and was nominated Addenbrooke’s delirium lead.

In 2011, the delirium ward team were finalists in the Nursing Times Awards and won the Trust Division of Medicine Excellence Award. He currently chairs the steering group for the national audit of Intermediate Care.